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High CPU usage by F-Secure Client Security 13.x Firewall Daemon service (fsdfwd.exe) when Firewall rules are enabled
Issue: I notice there is a high CPU usage by F-Secure Firewall Daemon service (fsdfwd.exe) when I enable firewall rules. When the firewall rules are disabled, the CPU usage goes back to normal. How can I fix this issue? Resolution: The root cause was because of too small DNS cache in F-Secure Firewall Daemon services and…
How to block a domain using F-Secure Email and Server Security
Issue: I have blocked a domain via Anti Spam "Blocked list", but we still receive mails from this domain. What can be set here to prevent such mails from getting through? Resolution: Note: Spam control settings allow you to configure how the product scans incoming mail for spam. The threat detection engine can identify…
How to update virus databases of Linux Security 11.x and Linux Security 64 manually in an isolated or offline environment?
Issue: * How to update virus databases of F-Secure Linux Security 11.x and F-Secure Linux Security 64 manually in an isolated or offline environment with no internet connection? * Is the update package self-contained, meaning it contains all signature updates, or is it an incremental update? Resolution: To update the virus…
What's new in Policy Manager 13.10
What's new in Policy Manager 13.10 F-Secure Policy Manager 13.10 (Windows) was released on December 20, 2017. To find out the latest information about the Policy Manager 13.10 (Windows) release, the Release Notes for F-Secure Policy Manager 13.10 are available here.
Using wildcards in exclusions in real-time scanning
Using wildcards in exclusions in real-time scanning This article provides information on how to exclude files from real-time scanning in F-Secure Anti-virus products using wildcard characters. About syntax in wildcards The syntax used in exclusions differs between F-Secure products depending on whether the product is an…
F-Secure Client Security and Policy Manager rollout implementation
F-Secure Client Security and Policy Manager rollout implementation This article contains some pointers about installing F-Secure Client Security and F-Secure Policy Manager. It is intended for use by technical staff to assist in the planning process. Planning the installation and number of servers required * Use one…
Running ilaunchr.exe by using a non-administrator account
Running ilaunchr.exe by using a non-administrator account This article describes how you can use ilauncher.exe with a limited user account to install the F-Secure software. There are no built-in parameters for bypassing credentials within ilaunchr.exe, but you can use the runas command to run the executable. Examples:…
New delivery protocol (GUTS2) for Virus definition downloads in Policy Manager
New delivery protocol (GUTS2) for Virus definition downloads in Policy Manager Starting from version 13.00, Business Suite products are switching to GUTS2 as a replacement for BackWeb to download virus definition updates. From now on Policy Manager will use GUTS2 to download all needed updates, including those for 12.x…
What is Software Updater?
What is Software Updater? Software Updater is a feature that ensures the operating systems and applications used in your organization are always up-to-date. This lowers the security risks of using vulnerable or unpatched software. Software Updater proactively scans the computer for missing security patches, software…
Understanding the Launch Scan After Update option
Understanding the Launch Scan After Update option This article explains how the Launch Scan After Update functionality works for the Anti-Virus component. The Anti-Virus scanner will enumerate all running processes and find their executables on the disk. Each executable file on the disk is then scanned, and if an…